GEN's Blog | Girls Empowerment Network - Part 2

Meet the GENterns of Summer 2017!

On July 24th, 2017 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Hayley Sureck   What time is it? It’s summertime and time for new GENterns! For the summer we have some amazing advocates helping out with our social media, camps, conference,…
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My Experience with Pathfinder and GEN

On July 17th, 2017 by Ami
Contributed by Rene Perez. Rene is an incoming senior at Austin High School who completed her second Pathfinder Leadership Summit this past June. This speech was originally delivered on Friday, June 16th…
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How GEN is Important for Not Just Young Girls, but Teens and Young Adults Too

On July 5th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Bridget Kelly, Youth Advisory Board Secretary     My experience with the Girls Empowerment Network is a little different than other GEN girls I know.   It all started in…
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GEN in Houston: An Interview with Mia!

On July 5th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Mia Mends, We Are Girls Houston Host Committee Member     We had the chance to speak with Mia Mends, a We Are Girls Houston Host Committee member, who participated…
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Why Pathfinder is so Amazing From the Perspective of a Girl Who Never Had the Chance to Participate

On July 5th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Hayley Sureck, GEN Communications Intern     This month I was lucky enough to serve as a Pathfinder Leadership Summit Intern. I found this opportunity through a job portal offered…
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13 Reasons Why the Girl in Your Life Should be in GEN

On June 8th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Elena Carey, Development Coordinator   CONTENT NOTE: This blog post discusses suicide and other sensitive topics.   Here at GEN, we believe girls are powerful and we help them believe…
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GEN in Houston: An Interview with Kim Gandy

On May 18th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Kim Gandy, We Are Girls Houston Volunteer Leadership Committee Member, and Elena Carey   Kim Gandy served on the 2017 We Are Girls Houston Volunteer Leadership Committee and helped fundraise for…
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GEN in Houston: An Interview with Shenequa Animashaun

On May 18th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Shenequa Animashaun, We Are Girls Houston Host Committee Member, and Elena Carey   Shenequa Animashaun is an incredible GEN advocate. She served on the 2017 We Are Girls Houston Host…
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6 times I needed GEN growing up, why I am now a GENthusiast, and why you would love it too

On May 7th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Courtney Grams, GENthusiast Society Communications Co-Chair     1.) That time (8 years) when I was in volleyball and felt very self-conscious about my weight as I traipsed around in…
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Donations of supplies wanted for campGEN

On May 5th, 2017 by Elena Carey
We are so excited for our first session of campGEN this summer. We have a lot of fun activities that help ignite girls' power planned and we would love your support in…
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